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Perfect Peace

In Blog, Devotional by Tom Simcox0 Comments

I’ve heard the word peace since I was a child. I grew up in the 1960s and ’70s, and the desire for peace figured prominently into the psyche of that generation. Peace symbols were everywhere: on pants, jackets, signs, and posters, to name a few. Even song lyrics and television …

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God’s Love Message to You

In Blog, Devotional by David Levy2 Comments

February 14 is a day most Americans celebrate, especially men. On that day men of all ages fill the stores looking for a special card for that special someone, saying, “I love you.” Having procrastinated until the 11th hour, they frantically look for the correct card before heading to the …

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Grace Imitators

In Blog, Devotional by Becky Meissner0 Comments

I wake up with the usual Thursday morning expectation. I pick up my phone, look at my Facebook app and sure enough, one new notification. As always, my mother has posted a “Throwback Thursday” picture. She chose a memory circa 1985 when my family camped in the great outdoors, probably …

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A New Start in a New Year

In Blog, Devotional by David Levy1 Comment

Some are already calling 2017 a year of destiny! It has been a long time since we entered a year with so much anticipation. There is a new spirit sweeping the country as people are looking for major changes promised by the incoming administration. The administration is promising to provide …

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Sorry, No Room . . . said he . . .!

In Blog, Devotional by David Levy1 Comment

It’s late at night, you’ve just arrived in town, bone tired and a little irritable after driving many miles, only to find no motel rooms in which to lodge. “Sorry, no room,” is the word from one motel desk clerk after another. At some motels you don’t even stop, because …

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Hanukkah: What Night Is This?

In Blog, Jewish Culture and Customs by David Levy3 Comments

A spirit of excitement fills the house as happy children anticipate the gifts they have eagerly awaited. After dinner father gathers the family around him to retell the old, old, story. Family members listen intently as father explains the meaning of this night, and the miraculous story behind it.